Cornelius Bundrage hopes his age, 41, and the IBF junior middleweight title he holds is enough to entice RING middleweight champ Miguel Cotto and pound-for-pound rated Tim Bradley into the ring this year.
The anticipated April 18 showdown between 140-pound power punchers Ruslan Provodnikov and Lucas Matthysse at Turning Stone Casino in Verona, New York, has already sold more than 3,000 tickets and is close to selling out, according to co-promoter Artie Pelullo.
By leading his Philippine Basketball Association team to victory on Wednesday, WBO welterweight titlist Manny Pacquiao took a risk himself by entering the fray as a player.
On Saturday, millions across the UK and the Republic of Ireland will be able to watch IBF junior featherweight beltholder Carl Frampton defend his title against mandatory challenger Chris Avalos live on free terrestrial television.
Tickets to the May 9 Canelo Alvarez-James Kirkland fight at Minute Maid Park in Houston go on sale Tuesday, March 3, Golden Boy Promotions announced on Wednesday. The junior middleweights will also host back-to-back public press conferences in Houston and San Antonio on March 3.
While many others are geeking out over the May 2 meeting between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao, others are waiting with bated breath for Ruslan Provodnikov-Lucas Matthysse. Our own Vladimir Lik caught up with the ‘Siberian Rocky’ for a one-on-one.
When Tyson Fury steps in the ring to face Christian Hammer in London on Saturday he’ll just be glad to have the work. The unbeaten British heavyweight has fought just once in 18 months, but still looks toward potential clashes against Deontay Wilder and RING champ Wladimir Klitschko (who he says will avoid him).
Romanian heavyweight Christian Hammer insists he has the weapons and power to become the first man to defeat British contender Tyson Fury when they meet this Saturday, at the O2 Arena in London, England.
Former middleweight and super middleweight titleholder Nigel Benn spoke to RingTV.com about his tragic ring war with fellow puncher Gerald McClellan, which took place 20 years ago today. Benn spoke about upsetting the favored American and heavy physical and emotional cost of the fight, which permanently injured McClellan.
There was nowhere for Gennady Golovkin, THE RING’s No. 1-rated middleweight, to advance in the magazine’s 160-pound rankings after he scored his 19th consecutive stoppage against courageous Martin Murray this past Saturday, but the WBA beltholder moved up a notch in the pound-for-pound top 10.
Junior featherweight beltholder Carl Frampton has big plans following his IBF title defense against mandatory challenger Chris Avalos on Saturday in his native Belfast. Frampton says he’ll stop the hard-punching American and then target domestic rival Scott Quigg and RING champ Guillermo Rigondeaux.
Without being rude about it or overly dismissive of Floyd Mayweather Jr., hall-of-fame trainer Freddie Roach tells RingTV.com that his fighter, Manny Pacquiao, has the ability to not only beat – but knockout – the undefeated American favorite on May 2.
Unified light heavyweight beltholder Sergey Kovalev and former RING champ Jean Pascal can’t agree on a drug testing organization for their anticipated March 14 showdown but both agree they have a tough fight ahead of them and that current champ Adonis Stevenson won’t take on the winner.
One of the most underrated former champions from the Philippines, Gerry Penalosa, says Manny Pacquiao’s southpaw stance, speed, power, footwork and volume punching will be too much for Floyd Mayweather to handle when the two super stars meet on May 2.